Cannonball or swan dive?

Lauren LoftusJune 1, 2018
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What your pool jump style tells the world.

Phoenicians love their pools, with six Valley cities topping’s top 10 list of U.S. cities with the highest percentage of backyard pools. As the temperature starts spiking this month (hello, pre-monsoon 120°F), we start jumping. We analyze what your first jump of the pool party season says about you.

“I’m body-confident despite the projected splash size, and I want to get this party started.”

“I’m shy and have a fear of commitment.”

“I’m a 12-year-old boy.”

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“I am a beautiful snowflake.”

“Shove it, Simone Biles.”

“I’m totally Zen and totally insufferable.”

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